Coursey Pond

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Excessive nutrient loads, from agriculture animal operations and septic systems caused elevated bacteria levels in the Coursey Pond watershed.  These practices led Coursey Pond to be listed for Bacteria in Delaware’s Clean Water Act (CWA) section 303(d) list in 2002. Project partners provided technical and financial assistance to farmers to encourage the implementation of agricultural […]

Little Assawoman Bay

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Waterbody Improved Excessive nutrient loads, agriculture operations and failing septic systems have caused elevated bacteria levels in the Little Assawoman Bay watershed. The watershed is defined as the Assawoman Canal to the confluence of the Assawoman Bay. In 1996, the state of Delaware placed the 3 square mile Little Assawoman Bay watershed on its 303(d) […]